Which of the following female authors of the Jacobean era wrote a work that became the firstof its kind to be published by an English woman ?
A. Rachel Speght
B. Aemilia Lanyer
C. Elizabeth Cary, Lady FalklandD. all of the above…
Restored to the throne in 1660, Charles II ruled_______________?
A. with an absolute prerogative his father would have envied.
B. through a system of draconian military courts.C. with deference to Parliament’s legislative…
Which of the following did Milton not advocate in print in the 1640s and 1650s ?
A. the disestablishment of the church and the removal of bishops
B. the right of the people to dismiss and even execute their rulers
C. the free…
What was the licensing system ?
A. All royalties from the sale of books went to the crown (hence the name).
B. Poets were required to have a university diploma (the original poetic license).
C. All books had to be dedicated to a…
What is the delicate balancing act of Marvell’sHoratian Ode ?
A. praising Roman virtues whilst endorsing Christian beliefs
B. praising feminine virtue whilst mocking the fixation on chastityC. celebrating Cromwell’s victories…
Which of the following colonial ventures took place in the reign of James I (1603-25) ?
A. the founding of the Jamestown settlement
B. the founding of the Plymouth colony
C. Henry Hudson’s fruitless search for the Northwest…